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Fulfilling 100 % organic poultry diets: roughage and foraging from the range

{Tool} Fulfilling 100 % organic poultry diets: roughage and foraging from the range. Creator(s): Crawley, Kenny. Issuing Organisation(s): ORC - Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm. OK-Net EcoFeed-selected tool. (2015)

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Document available online at: https://orgprints.org/28090/


Summary

Part of a series on the topic of monogastric feeding, this technical note looks at the role that forage can play in providing feedstuff for poultry. It provides options of different grasses and advice on how to grow them.
Although aimed at organic farmers, it would benefit all poultry keepers who have free-range birds or who need to house birds during parts of the year.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Crops and herbs to improve foraging quality for poultry
What problem does the tool address?:The nutritional needs of organic poultry
What solution does the tool offer?:The technical note offers nutritional information and options to supplement the range area and to improve feed value.
Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:broilers, layers, feeding, ration planning, animal huybandry, energy intake, feeds, poultry, grasses, lucerne, nutrional requirements, pastures, grazing lands, legumes
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
animal husbandry
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8532
English
nutrient intake
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_34064
English
feeds
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2843
English
grasses
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3362
English
legumes
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4255
English
nutritional requirements
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5277
English
grazing lands
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3369
English
poultry
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6145
English
feeding
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2838
English
forage
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36108
English
rations
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6461
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Poultry
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > ICOPP
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed > Selected tools
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
Related Links:https://orgprints.org/28090/, http://www.organicresearchcentre.com/icopp/, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/36526, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/photos/a.341364110046066/507562783426197, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1181926832301596677
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:36526
Deposited On:08 Oct 2019 13:36
Last Modified:18 Jun 2021 13:36
Document Language:English, French/Francais
Status:Unpublished

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